Rice cultivation

Egypt studies JICA's proposal to use surface irrigation

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 11:43 GMT

A meeting held by the state-owned National Water Research Center discussed the Japanese proposal. The irrigation system will be applied in two areas.

Sisi approves to import rice, orders to control prices

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 - 09:39 GMT

This came during the president's meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbuly and Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Mesalhy.

Egypt turns from rice exporter to importer due to water scarcity

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 01:46 GMT

It is expected that Egypt will produce about 3.3 million tons this year, while the Egyptians’ annual consumption of rice is estimated at 4.3 million tons.